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[software]Maniac Mansion Demo - Lucasfilm Games
It has been twenty years since a mysterious purple meteor came hurtling out of the sky and made a large crater in the front lawn of a large Victorian mansion belonging to the Edison family. Dr. Fred, his wife Nurse Edna, and their son Weird Ed were reclusive people who left the house very rarely, but the meteor's arrival brought about a strange change in Dr. Fred. Now, a local cheerleader has vanished without a trace...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 161
[software]Kingdom of Kroz II - Apogee Software
"Kingdom of Kroz is a game of adventure, exploration, and survival. You are a fearless archaeologist in search of the Magical Amulet, hidden somewhere deep in the vast and dangerous underground kingdom. You enter the kingdom through a secret tunnel and ignite your brass lantern. Your only protection is a worn leather whip and your ingenuity. Sweat beading on your forehead you embark on a journey that may be your last...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 71
[software]CHESS88 - Don Berg
A Chess program for the IBM Personal Computer.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 78
[software]Frigate - Matt Kaufman
"Frigate is a strategic game which pits you and your ship against a Soviet fleet of vessels. The object of the game is to destroy as many of the Russian ships as possible while avoiding destruction. Points are awarded for destroying you enemy while avoiding their missiles. Your ship, a nuclear powered guided missile frigate, has many advantages over its Russian counterparts, but you are outnumbered by a large margin...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 55
[software]Maximus
Welcome to Maximus, a combination wargame, trading game and role playing game! I hope you find many interesting adventures ahead.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 30
[software]Multi-Game Demo (Gunship, F-15 Strike Eagle, Sid Meier's Pirates!, Silent Service) - MicroProse
"Climb into the cockpit of America’s most advanced helicopter: the AH-64 Apache GUNSHIP. Race low and deadly over the treetops at 200 m.p.h.. Then lock onto your target with Hellfire missiles and 30mm cannon as you deliver a powerful punch against the enemy! They’ll retaliate with massive armored force but it’s up to you and GUNSHIP to extinguish their threats and survive! GUNSHIP is another in the excellent line of real-life simulations from Mi...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 43
[software]Dr. Sleeptite And The Nightmare Factory - KEF Technologies
"Have you ever felt the rush of 50,000 volts as an electric shock jolts through your body? Have you ever been tormented by angry pillows in the middle of the night? Have you ever fallen off a six story platform and lived to tell about it? Not many people have, but you will... So put on your jogging shoes and say goodbye to your next of kin, because you have an appointment with the doctor! Welcome to Dr...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 34
[software]Crossword Creator - PC Help-Line
A PUZZLE EDITOR DESIGNED FOR CLASSROOM USE - Crossword Creator has been tailored to the unique needs of educators and instructional materials professionals especially your *need for speed* -- CWC can generate and print a puzzle from a list of words in seconds. Rqs. 384K; mouse optional.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 19
[software]Sierra AGI Demo Pack 4 - Sierra On-Line
Includes demos for the following games: Gold Rush, Man Hunter: New York, Mixed-up Mother Goose, Police Quest, Space Quest II, and Leisure Suit Larry.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 38
[software]Gamescape Lite - Drew Software
"GAMESCAPE is the fantastic program that allows you to design and distribute your own adventure games. GAMESCAPE is a powerful ""adventure engine"" that allows you to describe locations and rooms, objects, recognizable words, messages, and occurrences that happen within the game. You can also include sound, music, and any of the standard IBM special graphics characters (terrific for mapping). Registered users of GAMESCAPE GRAPHIC can create high-resolution color graphics to go with their games (...
Keywords: DOS applications; Vintage computer applications
Downloads: 22
[software]Mah Jongg -V-G-A-
"Mah Jongg -V-G-A- is a high-tech simulation of the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg. Some historians date Mah Jongg back to the time of Confucius -- over 25 centuries ago! It's believed that sailors and fishermen played Mah Jongg as a diversion from the monotony of their long voyages. The game was originally played with cards, but eventually bone and bamboo tiles were substituted since these were less likely to be blown off the deck...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 163
[software]Pente - Michael A. Leach
Windows board game of Pente
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 25
[software]Cunning Football - Cass Cunningham
Cunning Football (CFB) is a dynamic, interactive, menu driven football game. It tests both skill and strategy, requiring a user to guide players as well as call plays. This program requires an IBM compatible computer and although, CFB was primarily designed for use on systems with EGA graphics adapters, the program will run correctly with a Hercules, CGA, EGA or VGA adapter. Cunning Football runs best on systems with 320K or more available RAM, but it may work with less...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Sports games
Downloads: 47
[software]NYET

Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 21
[software]Star Trek - The Last Generation - Xordanbhorgh
"Space - The Final Frontier This is the last voyage of the starship USS Enterprise. Its more-than-twenty-year mission: to explore strange new worlds; to seek out new life, new civilizations; to boldy go WHERE NO MAN HAS GONE BEFORE! Congratulations on your graduation from the United Federation of Planets Star Captain Training Academy. You have now been entrusted with the prototype of our newest star cruiser, NCC-1701-ZZ, USS Enterprise...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 62
[software]Snarf
"The general idea of the game is this: you have to run around through various mazes picking up treasure (rings and crowns) while avoiding the Snarfs. You can should the Snarfs, but you only get points for the treasure, not for the Snarfs. Each time you're touched by a Snarf, you're ""tagged"". You start with a ""tag count"" of 50. Each time you're tagged, the count is decremented. If you get tagged when the count is 0, the game is over...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 16
[software]BlackJack - Innovative Data Systems
This implements a simple version of Blackjack. It is a two player version - you and the dealer. Special hands are not dealt with. The bet amount is doubled for natural hands.
Keywords: Windows games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 20
[software]Mahjongg - Mark Holm
     Mah-jongg is an ancient chinese game whose origins are  sup-     posed to date back around 3000 years. It is typically a four     player game with similarities to most  popular  card  games.     This  version  is a solitaire game using the mahjongg tiles.     It has been ported to the PC-Family from the UNIXPC  version     of  the  SUN version, which was inspired by a version origi-     nally seen on a PC with EGA-Adaptor.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 19
[software]WordHide
"WordHide.Exe is a word game. It will take a list of up to 20 words (each up to 20 characters in length) that you provide and hide them in an unpredictable square of random letters. You determine the list of words. You determine how large or small the square will be. If you want, the program will save a list of words for you so you can use them at any time to create a word-square puzzle. The program will save as many lists as you want to create...
Keywords: DOS applications; Vintage computer applications
Downloads: 9
[software]Pegout
"The object of Pegout is to remove all but one peg. The remaining peg must end up in the center hole, or another hole predetermined by you. Pegs are removed by jumping over them with another peg. "
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 14
[software]ROTO
"ROTO is a sliding block puzzle - the objective is to order numbers as: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 You can move numbers only entire row (or column) at a time. To do that hold Shift key and one of the arrow keys (Num keypad only). The row (column) indicated by the square window will rotate in the specified direction. You can also move the square window around using plain cursor keys. The 3x3 puzzle is fairly easy to solve, most people figured it out within 15 to 30 minutes, although I've seen some struggl...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 12
[software]Poker Solitaire - Gellman Software
     POKER SOLITAIRE is a solitaire version of five-card draw poker.  Theobject of the game is to place 25 cards in a 5 by 5 grid in order to makepoker hands horizontally, vertically, and diagonally.  Each hand is awardeda point value, and the total score is based on the sum of the value of all12 hands.  The goal is to make the highest possible score.  The game issimple but challenging!     POKER SOLITAIRE was selected by the Public (Software) Library as oneof the best new shareware ga...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 32
[software]Sierra AGI Demo Pack 5 - Sierra On-Line
Includes demos for: Space Quest, Donald Duck's Playground, King's Quest III, and Leisure Suit Larry.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 34
[software]ZS
This is a ZSoft (PC Paintbrush) [.pcx files] file viewer for EGA.
Keywords: DOS applications; Vintage computer applications
Downloads: 22
[software]Evets - The Adventure Begins - SAck Enterprises
"""Dark forces are at work here, Evets,"" said Belham. ""The walls seem to glow with a strange green radiancy."" ""Be still,"" Evets replied, ""We're being watched."" Just as Evets ended his sentence, the walls of the corridor began to close in on the two explorers. ""Desinite,"" Evets said as he gestured at the incoming walls. He pointed a long finger, first at one wall, then the other. They stopped moving...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Role playing games
Downloads: 32
[software]HOLD'EM POKER
"Welcome to Hold'em Poker, one of the most popular poker games found in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hold'em is played in most of the major casinos as well as many card clubs in many states. With the popularity of Hold'em, more and more card clubs have been trying to legalize this form of poker in cities where card clubs are legalized. I hope they all succeed. This computer game not only will give you hours of entertainment and enjoyment, but it will also allow you to sharpen up your skills as a Hold'em P...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 20
[software]Prisoner
Move the blocks so the prisoner can escape.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 43
[software]Stock Shock - Menne Computers
"A stock is a share in the capital of a company. Corporations sell stocks to raise money, and people buy stocks to make money. The price of a stock usually varies with how well the company is doing financially overall. Your purpose in life as a stock market investor is to buy a stock while the price is low and sell the stock when the price is high. If you happen to own stock in a company that has gone chapter 11, you cannot sell that stock, since no one in their right mind will ever buy it...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 28
[software]Tome of Vast Knowledge
"This is a FREEWARE (defined later on in this document) version of the Tome of Vast Knowledge. ""What is the Tome of Vast Knowledge?"", I hear you ask. Back when I started this program (1988), I was a big fan of Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (I still am for that matter). I had 7 of the hard cover rulebooks, 10-15 modules and about 60 Dragon magazines. As a DM I was having trouble trying to find information that I knew I had, but couldn't remember where I'd read it...
Keywords: DOS applications; Vintage computer applications
Downloads: 66
[software]Bye Bye Boris
"You are Boris Smirnoff and your only goal in life is to take a one way vacation to America. Unfortunately, you have been invited to a party, the Government's Party. You'll need to buy, borrow & barter in order to get the necessary items and board your flight to the U.S.A. before the KGB discovers you. Somehow you must obtain the following: A U.S. passport, a new suitcase, a pair of designer jeans and a baseball cap (a disguise?!) as well as 300 rubles for an airline ticket to Miami, the land of...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 35
[software]Abrams Battle Tank Demo - Dynamix
Control the M-1 Abrams Battle Tank through 8 difficult missions against the Warsaw Pact forces. You control all four tank stations, and all aspects of the tank are simulated.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Simulation games
Downloads: 128
[software]Hangman Series
Hangman: Single, Childrens and party vers. Use your own or supplied word lists! Lists can now be loaded from inside the program. Educational and still fun!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 48
[software]The Strength of Nations
It's January 1, 2019 D.C. In the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust, humanity rises again from the ashes. New Nations are born and struggle for domination. Who else but you has the ability to settle once and for all the destiny of the world? Scattered upon a surface of more than 6,000 million square miles (about twice the size the continental U.S.), people strive to build their economies, and you are the leader of one of these Nations.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 44
[software]Ogre (DOS Game)
Ogre is a game of tank warfare in the 21st century. You command a force of infantry, armor, and howitzers pitted against a giant cybernetic tank, the Ogre. Your mission is to destroy the Ogre, or at least render it immobile, before it reaches and destroys your command post.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Strategy games
Downloads: 94
[software]P-ROBOTS - David Malmberg
P-ROBOTS ("pee-robots") is a game based on computer programming in PASCAL. The objective of the game is to design and program a "robot" that can triumph over similar robots designed and programmed by others in a real-time battle of wits and flying missiles. You control your robot by writing a procedure in PASCAL to specify your robot's behavior and strategy in its efforts to vanquish up to three other robots in a battle to the death...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Educational games
Downloads: 41
[software]MAG (DOS Game) - Michael Teixeira
MAG is a visual adventuring game where you (our hero) must delve deeply into an ancient, abandoned dungeon. There you must seek out the magical Sudbury Sapphire and then return safely back to the surface. The object of MAG is to keep yourself (you being the hero, of course) alive and to explore deeper and deeper levels of the dungeon until you come across the Sudbury Sapphire. The Sudbury Sapphire is currently in the possession of a race of dragons who deem themselves to be the rulers of the Und...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Role playing games
Downloads: 56
[software]Accordion Solitaire
Accordion Solitaire uses a standard deck of fifty-two cards. The cards are shuffled and dealt from the deck, one at a time, face up, and placed on the game table. If the card just dealt off the deck is the same suit or same rank as the first card to its left or the third card to its left, it is placed face up on that pack. The cards are dealt and played in this fashion until all fifty-two cards have been placed on the game table.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 32
[software]FUE - A 3D Adventure - Jim Adwell
        FUE is a hard game to describe.  Set in a maze startlingly likethat of WIZARDY, it is really much different.  The FIRX Underground Empireis the headquarters and factory of a large, magical-technical corporationgone to seed.  Abandoned, more or less, for untold centuries, it is the homeof strange creatures, unusual machines, the odd magical effect, and a largeand bizarre maze.  I even get lost in it, and I created the damn thing.        You won't know what the object of the ga...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 22
[software]Classroom Jeopardy - DEC Computing
Classroom Jeopardy is a game for an entire group of students that is patterned after the TV game of similar name. There are 6 categories each with 5 levels of answers with increasing values.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 30
[software]SuJu (DOS Game) - United Innovations Plus
The game of SuJu was derived from the word game of Jumbles. In the game of SuJu, you are shown four scrambled words. Two of the words contain five letters each, the other two contain six letters each. These words must be unscrambled to form four common words you'd find in the dictionary. Each of these words contains one or more mystery letters. As each of the words are solved, the mystery letters will appear...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 31
[software]Battle Chess Demo - Interplay
The most challenging game on earth comes to life in Battle Chess. An entire medieval world at war is reflected on the checkered field. Everyone who's ever had a knight take a pawn has seen that capture as more than one piece replacing another on the board. In players' minds, the bold knight, resplendent in his armor of silver or ebon, sallies forth and slays the foul footsoldier. Combat, mortal combat, is the heart and soul of chess, but this aspect of it can only live in the mind's eye until no...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 218
[software]Galactix - Richard L. Wright
You're in charge of the U.S.S. Galactix and you have been forced to make an emergency landing on a planet in order to make repairs. Your craft's computer reports that this is a hostile planet but you have no choice but to press on with the repairs. There are various objects on the planet. Some of them are useless. Some will help you carry on with your search. Your ultimate goal is to find (and carry to the spaceship) the 5 items that are required for the repair...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 47
[software]Gotcha
The object of the program is to see how many times you can open doors without getting caught by the Gotcha. The Gotcha is randomly hidden behind one of the doors each time you press a key. He may or may not be behind the same door two times in a row. You'll get one or the other. (grin)
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 26
[software]Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego? Demo - Broderbund Software
"Help! The notorious Carmen Sandiego is on the loose. She and her gang are swiping precious landmarks and treasures all over the map. They're filching everything from the Mona Lisa's smile to the Statue of Liberty's torch. Squads of ace detectives are already in hot pursuit: intrepid investigators like those pictured here. But Carmen's not easy to nab. She's a very furtive fugitive. So there's plenty of challenging excitement waiting for you...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Educational games
Downloads: 107
[software]OFF ROAD - Montsoft
You control a jeep off road and need to jump over obstacles and shoot missles to clear the way. If you go to slow bikers will come up behind you.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Action games
Downloads: 50
[software]Wizard's Lair - Rick Nowalk
"When you leave Angston, you enter ""The Wilderness"". It is composed of a map area 80 x 160 spaces. Each ""space"" can be one of many different terrain types, including mountains, grassland, marsh, forest, water, etc. Within the Wilderness are 4 towns (Angston, Forestview, Mountainview, and Oceanview. A fifth, Thieves' Hollow, is hidden and clues to its whereabouts as well as how to enter it once you find it are acquired from townspeople and a hermit...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Role playing games
Downloads: 67
[software]Dracula in London - SDJ Enterprises
"DRACULA in London is a spell binding adventure game with outstanding graphics for 1 to 6 players. The plot of DRACULA in London is to track down the blood-thirsty vampire and put an end to his evil menace. Each player assumes the role of one of six vampire hunters; Van Helsing - renowned metaphysician, Mina Harker - school mistress, Jonathan Harker - solicitor's clerk, Dr. Seward - head of a lunatic asylum, Arthur Holmwood - son of Lord Godalming, and Quincy Morris - wealthy young Texan...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games
Downloads: 83
[software]Zappo
ZAPPO is really a first class Wheel of Fortune Game. The game rules are just like the TV program sans Vana White. The Intro screens pretty well describe everything.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Puzzle games
Downloads: 30
[software]Tommy's Pinochle - Tommy's Toys
Play the card game loved by the Huxtables double deck rubbing of the head and all! 2-player you against the PC. Demo mode. Works with any IBM PC or clone any monitor no mouse or joystick needed. Programmed by aliens from outer space!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 15
[software]Video Poker Pro - R&W Microcomputing
"Video Poker Pro emulates the newer video poker machines in Las Vegas. It contains features such as DEAL(hitting Return or Enter key when betting), DISCARD(F1-F5), STAND/DRAW(F10) and CANCEL(F9). Should you wish to place the same bet(from 1 to 10) just press the Return or Enter key when bet is asked for. A standard 52 card deck is used, and is shuffled after each hand(as in the casino). The display in the upper right hand corner shows the pay-off table...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Board games
Downloads: 13
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